E-commerce Activities of the U.S. Postal Service: Hearing Before the International Security, Proliferation, and Federal Services Subcommittee of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, September 7, 2000

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Page 63 - The powers thus granted are not confined to the instrumentalities of commerce, or the postal service known or in use when the Constitution was adopted, but they keep pace with the progress of the country, and adapt themselves to the new developments of time and circumstances.
Page 217 - USC 751, 753), which act created a board of trustees consisting of the Postmaster General, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Attorney General, severally, acting ex officio, for the control, supervision, and administration of the System.
Page 27 - ... (7) to another agency or to an instrumentality of any governmental jurisdiction within or under the control of the United States for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity if the activity is authorized by law, and if the head of the agency or instrumentality has made a written request to the agency which maintains the record specifying the particular portion desired and the law enforcement activity for which the record is sought...
Page 136 - ... each class of mail or type of mail service bear the direct and indirect postal costs attributable to that class or type plus that portion of all other costs of the Postal Service reasonably assignable to such class or type...
Page 48 - I would be pleased to respond to any questions you or the members of the Subcommittee may have.
Page 125 - States with respect to the payment of debts out of bankrupt, insolvent, and decedents' estates; and "(10) to have all other powers incidental, necessary, or appropriate to the carrying on of its functions or the exercise of its specific powers.
Page 27 - ... (8) make reasonable efforts to serve notice on an individual when any record on such individual is made available to any person under compulsory legal process when such process becomes a matter of public record...
Page 199 - There are some thirty-five thousand express stations in the United States. To separately state the rates from each one of these stations to each of the others requires the statement of over 600,000,000 rates. The ordinary express agent is lost in the attempt to find a rate. With files of all the tariffs of all the express companies at their command, the rate clerks of this Commission find it difficult and uncertain work to find the lowest legal rates applicable to shipments moving between two points,...
Page 184 - That each and every railroad within the limits of the United States which now is, or hereafter may be made and completed, shall be a post route, and the Postmaster General shall cause the mail to be transported thereon, provided he can have it done upon reasonable terms...
Page 205 - In order to promote the service to the public or to Insure the receipt of revenue from such service adequate to pay the cost thereof.

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